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Saturday, October 31, 2009

How to make your own rub-ons

We all love rub-ons, and they are so pricey, so here is an alternative to purchasing those addictive little beauties, and with a bit of learning one could really design your own and wow, would the possibilities be endless, so here ya go....How to make your own

8.5 x 11 Transparency or page protector
Computer printer with Mirror
Image settings
Paddle Pop Sticks


Using your computer program create your images and design.

Once you are happy with the design select
:Mirror image" setting this reverses the image. It is the same setting you would use for iron on papers etc.

Print on the glossy side of the transparency or on either side of a page protector.

You will need to let the ink dry for 10 minutes, allow it to dry before touching it.

Once dry just use it like a regular rub-on.
Using a Popsicle stick to rub it onto the surface with.

1 comment:

Shelly Katzung said...

There is a great tutorial for making your own rub-ons, too. It wouldn't let me enter the link, on here, but it is on YouTube. Search for Ask Erin: Make Your Own Rub-ons